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Science Gets Homey With Cross-Stitched Germs And Microbes

Alicia Watkins


“It's an economic choice to offer the patterns in sets of ten — I want to offer a good value, and the best way I feel I can do that is by bundling sets (plus I feel nostalgic for the cross stitch books from my childhood in the 80s, and groups of patterns kind of recreate that) in my Etsy shop — but it's usually fascination with whatever area of microbiology I've stumbled into that determines what ten microbes end up in any given set,” she said.

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